From: email@example.com To: Subject: Dropzone.com Classifieds - Response to your Ad Date: 6 Oct 2005 10:02:16 -0000 Hi genfreefly,
On 6-Oct-2005 someone submitted their contact information in response to your ad in the Dropzone.com Classifieds. Please reply to this email to contact the person directly.
Username = Natal
Name = Natalie
FromEmail = firstname.lastname@example.org
City = Westyorks
Country = U K
Comments = Hello, i am Natalie i saw your ads on the web and i am interested in buying your (Micro Raven 109 - $600)can i have a picture of it and any more useful information on the item? i am based in U K but,currently in Western Africa on a business and research trip i am willing to pay .....$600 And i shall be responsible for the shipment and pick up to my destination so,please get back to me at email@example.com if my offer is acceptable by you. Regards, Natalie.
DO NOT do business with anyone who offers to send you payment for a higher amount than your selling price with the understanding that you'll send back the balance.
Be suspicious of anyone claiming to be acting on behalf of a "client" or another "customer".
Be suspicious of anyone claiming to be from Nigeria or West Africa
If you agree to accept a check payment, then do not send anything, gear or "change" before the check cleared. And be careful, if you manage to clear a fraudulent check then you may be liable for the damages if the bank finds out later. Make sure your bank authenticates the check.
If it sounds to good to be true, then it probably is.